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The Amarna Letters

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    E29841

  • Title (series)

    • The Amarna Letters
  • Description

    Clay cuneiform tablet; letter from Tushratta of Mitanni? to the kings of Canaan; 13 lines; complete.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 14thC BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.375 inches
    • Width: 1.875 inches
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        cuneiform
  • Bibliography

    • Sigrist M et al 2006a bibliographic details
    • Knudtzon, J A 1915a 30 bibliographic details
    • Bezold 1892a 58 bibliographic details
    • Oppenheim A L 1967a no. 77 bibliographic details
    • Leichty E et al 1988a p.175 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Good / fair; complete.

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1888

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased by Budge in Egypt.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    E29841

  • Registration number

    1888,1013.64

  • Additional IDs

    • EA 30 (Amarna number)

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